Casting Calls: Paid roles in Short Film "Willow and Wu"
New York City, NY 10010
CASTING 2 LEADS FOR JACOB BURNS FELLOWSHIP FINALIST SHORT FILM!
Film Title: Willow and Wu
Log Line: Finally receiving a day-off after being recently dumped, young and anxious assistant Willow is ordered to aid the elusive husband of her high-powered boss with an unusual task.
Location: New York City
Pay: SAG Short Film Scale
Shooting Dates: May 5-7, 2023 (3 days)
WILLOW (female lead, requires speaking Mandarin)
Description: Anxious, people-pleasing, and green, Willow is a Brooklyn-born, second-generation Chinese-American who currently works in her first job since graduating. Willow’s habit of accidentally missing meals has kept her frail. She has worked for six months as the assistant to the demanding CEO of a Chinese tech company.
MR. WU (male lead, requires speaking Mandarin)
Description: Humble, playful, and smart. With a monk-like aura, Mr. Wu is a wealthy Chinese businessman. In the early days of his company’s success, his “tech genius" garnered him newfound fame. He and his wife have since relocated to New York from Shanghai. Mr. Wu still has strong attachments to his Chinese roots and friends in Shanghai.